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Race & Intellectual Property: Legal & Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Interdisciplinry Scholarhip

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton, Deborah R. Gerhardt and W. Michael Schuster, An Empirical Study of Gender and Race in Trademark Prosecution,  94 Southern California Law Review _  (Forthcoming)

Robert Brauneis, Copyright, Music, and Race: The Case of Mirror Cover Recordings, (SSRN 2020), Cambridge University Press (Forthcoming)

Huang, Vicki T., Trademarks, Race and Appropriation: An Empirical Analysis of the US Register, U. Illinois Law Review

Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources, Customary Law and Intellectual Property A Global Primer Elgar (2020)

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton & Emily Michiko Morris, Unregistered Patents, 95 Wash. L. Rev. 1835, 1836 (2020)

Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton & Emily Michiko Morris, The Distributive Effects of IP Registration, 23 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 306, 308 (2020)

Paul R. Sanberg and Jayde V. Stewart, The Time To Eliminate Racial Barriers In American Innovation Is Now  21 Technology and Innovation, 1 (2020)

Kara W. Swanson, Race and Selective Legal Memory: Reflections on Invention of A Slave, 120 Colum. L. Rev. 1077, 1078 (2020)

Lateef Mtima, Ip Social Justice Theory: Access, Inclusion, and Empowerment, 55 Gonz. L. Rev. 401, 402 (2020)

Elizabeth L. Rosenblatt, Copyright's One-Way Racial Appropriation Ratchet, 53 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 591, 593 (2019)

Nathacha Bien-Aime, Jay Z 4:44 Highlights Racial Disparity in Copyright & Entrepreneurship in the Entertainment Field, 5 St. Thomas J. Complex Litig. 32 (2019)

Vats, Anjali, Prince of Intellectual Property: On Creatorship, Ownership, and Black Capitalism in Purple Afterworlds (Prince in/as Blackness). 30 Howard Journal of Communications (Apr/May 2019).

Esther H. Sohn, Countering the "Thought We Hate" with Reappropriation Use Under Trademark Law, 94 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1729, 1730 (2019)

Doori Song, Blackhorse's Last Stand?: The First Amendment Battle Against the Washington "Redskins" Trademark After Matal v. Tam, 19 Wake Forest J. Bus. & Intell. Prop. L. 173, 174 (2019)

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K.J. Greene, Intellectual Property at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Lady Sings the Blues, 16 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 365, 365 (2008)

Anjali Vats & Deidré A. Keller, Critical Race IP, 36 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 735, 736 (2018)

Robert Brauneis, Dotan Oliar, An Empirical Study of the Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Age of Copyright Registrants, 86 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 46, 48 (2018)

MacKay, J., RACIST TRADEMARKS AND CONSUMER ACTIVISM: HOW THE MARKET TAKES CARE OF BUSINESS. 42 Law & Psychology Review 131 (2018).

Brenda Reddix-Smalls, Intellectual Property, Income Inequality, and Societal Interconnectivity in the United States:Social Calculus and the Historical Distribution of Wealth, 11 North Carolina Central University School of Law 1 (2018)

Brandon Johnson, Whitewashing Expression: Using Copyright Law to Protect Racial Identity in Casting, 112 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1137 (2018)

Diversifying Intellectual Property Law: Why Women of Color Remain “Invisible” and How to Provide More Seats at the Table, 10 Landslide _ (2018)

Jake MacKay, Racist Trademarks and Consumer Activism: How the Market Takes Care of Business, 42 Law & Psychol. Rev. 131 (2018)

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Jake MacKay, Racist Trademarks and Consumer Activism: How the Market Takes Care of Business, 42 Law & Psychol. Rev. 131 (2018)
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Dan L. Burk, Diversity Levers, 23 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 25, 27 (2015)

Holly Fechner and Matthew S. Shapanka, Closing Diversity Gaps In Innovation:Gender, Race, and Income Disparities In Patenting and Commercialization Of Inventions, 19 Technology and Innovation, 727 (2018)

Carugno, G. How to Protect Traditional Folk Music? Some Reflections upon Traditional Knowledge and Copyright Law. 31 Int J Semiot Law 261 (2018).

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Paul Sanders, It's My Mark, I Can Offend If I Want to! The Waning of the Government's Power to Protect Its Citizens from Widespread Discriminatory Marks, 16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 505, 506 (2017)

Paul Sanders, It's My Mark, I Can Offend If I Want to! The Waning of the Government's Power to Protect Its Citizens from Widespread Discriminatory Marks, 16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 505, 506 (2017)

Justin Hughes and Robert Merges, Copyright and Distributive Justice, 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 513 (2017)

Tomer Broude, Conflict and Complementarity in Trade, Cultural Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights, 2 Asian J. WTO & INT'l HEALTH L & POL'y 345 (2007).

Jonathan Kahn, Revisiting Racial Patents in an Era of Precision Medicine, 67 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 1153 (2017)

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Paul Sanders, It's My Mark, I Can Offend If I Want to! The Waning of the Government's Power to Protect Its Citizens from Widespread Discriminatory Marks, 16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 505, 506 (2017)
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Paul Sanders, It's My Mark, I Can Offend If I Want to! The Waning of the Government's Power to Protect Its Citizens from Widespread Discriminatory Marks, 16 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 505, 506 (2017)

Dan L. Burk, Diversity Levers, 23 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 25, 27 (2015)

Indigenous Peoples' Innovation and Intellectual Property: The Issues, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 36/2012 (Last updated 2015)

Branding Indigenous Peoples' Traditional Knowledge
THE LAW OF REPUTATION AND BRANDS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC, Andrew T. Kenyon, Megan Richardson, Wee Loon Ng- Loy, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2012,  Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 39/2012 (Last updated 2015)

Branislav Hazucha, Cultural diversity and intellectual property rights, Routledge (2014)

Ka Mate Ka Mate' and the Protection of Traditional Knowledge
Rochelle Dreyfuss and Jane Ginsburg (eds) Intellectual Property at the Edge: The Contested Contours of Intellectual Property (2014, Forthcoming). Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 5/2014 (last updated 2014)

Susy Frankel, Trademarks and Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Intellectual Property Rights
TRADEMARK LAW AND THEORY: A HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Mark D. Janis, eds., Edward Elgar Publishers, 2008, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 36/2011 (Last update 2014)

Vats, Created Differences: Rhetorics of Race and Resistance in Intellectual Property Law. Doctoral dissertation (2013)

Caroline Joan ("Kay") S. Picart, Colloquium Proceedings: Critical Pedagogy, Race/gender & Intellectual Property, 48 Cal. W. L. Rev. 493 (2012)

Conway, D. M., Intellectual property: Implicit racial and gender bias in right of publicity cases and intellectual property law generally. In Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law (pp. 179-191). Cambridge University Press.

Alan Devlin, Systemic Bias in Patent Law, 61 DePaul L. Rev. 57 (2011)

Can traditional knowledge be trade-marked? LEXOLOGY (2011)

Tiffany Cruz Gonzalez, The Intersection of Intellectual Property and Race in the Twenty-First Century: An Examination of the Interpretation of Racial Categories in Patent Law, 8 Hastings Race & Poverty L. J. 1 (2011)

Claudia Finetti, Traditional knowledge and the patent system: Two worlds apart? 33 World Patent Information 58 (2011)

Frankel, Susy. Trademarks and Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Intellectual Property Rights. Trademark Law and Theory: A Handbook of Contemporary Research (2011)

Olufunmilayo Arewa, Blues Lives: Promise and Perils of Musical Copyright, 27 Cardozo Art. Ent. L. J. 573 (2010)

Issues Paper indigenous/ traditional knowledge & intellectual property  : Prepared by Dr. Jane Anderson for the Center for the Study of the Public Domain Duke University School of Law (2010)

Adam Andrzejewski,Traditional Knowledge and Patent Protection: Conflicting Views On International Patent Standards, 13 Electronic Law Journal 4 (2010)

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K.J. Greene, "Copynorms," Black Cultural Production, and the Debate over African-American Reparations, 25 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1179, 1180 (2008)

Ghosh, Race-Specific Patents, Commercialization, and Intellectual Property Policy, 56 Buff. L. Rev. 409, 409 (2008)

K.J. Greene, "Copynorms," Black Cultural Production, and the Debate over African-American Reparations, 25 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1179, 1180 (2008)

K.J. Greene, Intellectual Property at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Lady Sings the Blues, 16 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 365, 365 (2008)

Keith Aoki, Distributive and Syncretic Motives in Intellectual Property Law (with Special Reference to Coercion, Agency, and Development), 40 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 717, 719 (2007)

Olufunmilayo Arewa, J.C. Bach to Hip Hop: Musical Borrowing, Copyright and Cultural Context, 84 N.C. L. Rev. 547 (2006)

Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, and Shelby J. Davidson, Black Inventors in the Age of Segregation (Johns Hopkins University Press 2005)

Rebecca Tsosie, Reclaiming Native Stories: An Essay on Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Rights, 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 299, 299 (2002)

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K.J. Greene, Intellectual Property at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Lady Sings the Blues, 16 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 365, 365 (2008)
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K.J. Greene, Intellectual Property at the Intersection of Race and Gender: Lady Sings the Blues, 16 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 365, 365 (2008)
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K.J. Greene, "Copynorms," Black Cultural Production, and the Debate over African-American Reparations, 25 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1179, 1180 (2008)

K. J. Greene, Stealing the Blues: Does Intellectual Property Appropriation Belong in the Debate Over African-American Reparations? Southwwstern Law School TJSL Public Law Research Paper No. 05-03 (Last update 2015)

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Rebecca Tsosie, Reclaiming Native Stories: An Essay on Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Rights, 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 299, 299 (2002)

K.J. Greene, Copyright, Culture & Black Music: A Legacy of Unequal Protection, 21 Hastings Comm. & Ent L.J. 339, 340 (1999)

Neela Kartha, Digital Sampling and Copyright Law in a Social Context: No More Colorblindness!! 14 U. Miami Ent. & Sports L. Rer. 218 (1997)

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Miriam Marcowitz-Bitton & Emily Michiko Morris, The Distributive Effects of Ip Registration, 23 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 306, 308 (2020)

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Shubha Ghosh, Race-Specific Patents, Commercialization, and Intellectual Property Policy, 56 Buff. L. Rev. 409, 409 (2008)
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Shubha Ghosh, Race-Specific Patents, Commercialization, and Intellectual Property Policy, 56 Buff. L. Rev. 409, 409 (2008)

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Shubha Ghosh, Race-Specific Patents, Commercialization, and Intellectual Property Policy, 56 Buff. L. Rev. 409, 409 (2008)

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